People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
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The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
What is life without the radiance of love.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.